2018 Lexus RC 350

Rating7.1

Ranked #13 in Compact Luxury Coupe

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Starting MSRP 

$43,570 - $45,735

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Key Spec of 2018 Lexus RC 350
fuel economy

20/23/28

fuel type

Premium Unleaded (required)

horsepower

311 hp @ 6600 rpm

basic warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

ProsConsWhat's New

Appreciably crafted cabin

Only one engine is offered and acceleration falls short against rivals

Slight increase in power and torque

Superior ride quality over rivals

Cramped and useless rear seats

New optional 10.3-inch navigation screen

Smooth, refined, and adequately powerful engine

Convoluted and complex infotainment interface

Standard three-year Scout GPS link subscription

2018 Lexus RC 350 Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: August 25, 2022

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Nathan Dyer 

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The 2018 Lexus RC 350 Coupe is a compact luxury coupe offered in a single trim, starting off at a base MSRP of $43,570. For that price, it mainly competes with the Cadillac ATS Coupe and the BMW 4 Series 440i Coupe. Available in a single trim, the Lexus RC 350 Coupe offers 2 powertrains. It is a 3.5L V6 engine making 311 horsepower and 277 lb-ft of torque. However, the RWD version is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission while the AWD model gets a 6-speed automatic The Lexus RC 350 Coupe AWD reaches 60 mph from zero in 6.0 seconds, which gets pumped up to 5.8 seconds in the RWD version. Depending on the powertrain, the Lexus RC 350 Coupe can manage a combined fuel economy between 21 and 23 mpg. While we’re on the topic of choices, the 10 striking colors the Lexus RC 350 Coupe comes in really pull you towards itself.



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Trims

Base$43,570 onwards

  • 1794 Edition badging
  • Black perforated leather
  • Brown premium perforated leather
  • Color-keyed bumpers
  • Front/Rear park assist
  • Hd and satellite radio
  • JBL Premium Audio
  • Movable tie-down cleats
  • Power-Opening rear window
  • Traffic information w/ navigation app
  • Ultrasuede seat inserts
  • Western-themed interior
  • Wood-style trims


Colors and Styles

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Atomic Silver

Features

vehicle bio
base price

$45735

body style

2dr Coupe

engine type
displacement

211 cu in

horse power

311 hp @ 6600 rpm

torque

277 lb.-ft. @ 4800 rpm

transmission

6 speed Automatic

dimensions
length

185 in

wheelbase

108 in

width

73 in

curb weight

3891 lbs

Height

55 in

Ground Clearance

5 lbs

capacity
passenger volume

82 cu ft

cargo volume

10.4 cu ft

passenger capacity

4 Seats

fuel economy
city/combined/highway

18/21/24 mpg


Lexus RC 350 5 year Cost To Own


Cash Price(MSRP)
$52,539
5 Year Cost To Own
$72,690
Total 5 year Cost To Own -  $72,690
Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5total
Depreciation$8,103$4,326$3,537$3,962$3,464$23,392
Insurance$1,838$1,902$1,969$2,038$2,109$9,856
Fuel$2,647$2,727$2,808$2,893$2,979$14,054
Maintenance$351$1,414$837$3,561$4,138$10,301
RepairsNANANA$429$658$1,087
Financing Interest$2,826$2,272$1,682$1,052$381$8,213
Taxes and Fees$4,566$344$316$293$268$5,787
Total Cost-To-Own$20,331$12,985$11,149$14,228$13,997$72,690
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